Tuesday’s DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,573 new confirmed cases and 18 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 52 additional confirmed deaths and seven new probable deaths. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 83,720 probable cases to 389, confirmed deaths to 1,505, and 60 probable deaths. Oconee County added 8 cases yesterday, Pickens added 10 and Anderson saw 53 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Two confirmed deaths in elderly patients from Oconee County were also reported to have happened on the 20th and 26th.